Alvin R. Whyte Jr. Dies

Alvin R. Whyte Jr., better known as “Six Pack,” died on Aug. 11 on St. Thomas, USVI.

Alvin was preceded in death by his father, Alvin R. Whyte Sr.; mother, Ilva Civil-Whyte; and sisters: Rita Williams and Patricia Whyte.

He is survived by his wife, Eleanor Benjamin -Whyte; sons: Darren Whyte, Derrick Whyte, Charles Henley, Larry Henley and Alvin Whyte III; and daughters: Darlene Whyte, Derry Whyt and Channell Whyte-Turnbull.

Other survivors include Alvin’s brothers: Peter Francis and Amiel Whyte; sisters: Beverly McClendon, Winnifred Gamble, Dorris Payne, Irene Jemmoth and Arlene Whyte; brother-in-law, Isaiah Benjamin; and sisters-in-law: Nellerine Rhymer, Malgaritta Allen, Joyce Francis and Mrs. Amiel Whyte.

The first viewing is scheduled for 4-6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 1, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home. The second viewing will take place at 9 a.m., Friday, Sept. 2, followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. Burial will be at Eastern Cemetery.

The family requests that COVID-19 guidelines be followed.